|Max Dienemann Collection 1898-1948 - Dienemann, Max|
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Keywords: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Theologians; Frankists; Reform Judaism; Kristallnacht, 1938
|Kristallnacht - The real story|
Some history leading up to Kristallnacht and WW 2. Hitler stood alone and defiant against the tidal wave of Jewish organized Communism then sweeping all before it. The Communists had seized Russia and were at the bottom of civil unrest and revolution throughout eastern Europe; Britain, France, - the Spanish Civil War -, the British dominions and the United States. Germany alone repelled and held in check this tidal wave of subversion and insurrection.
Keywords: Kristallnacht; SS; Hitler; Third Reich; Drittes Reich; Jews; Juden
|Frank M. Shurman Collection 1908-1992 Bulk dates: 1970s-1990s - Shurman, Frank M|
This collection documents the life and significant experiences of Frank M. Sherman. Prominent themes in this collection are his work for the United States military during World War II, his and his family's experiences in Nazi Germany, and his membership in the Deutscher Vortrupp. The collection consists of a large amount of correspondence as well as clippings, audiocassettes, publication, scrapbooks, official papers, notes, and a few photographs of friends or family members
Keywords: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); United States. Army; Jews; Kristallnacht, 1938; Prisoners of war; Intelligence officers
|E. Hans Freund Collection 1924-1945 bulk: 1924-1934 - Freund, Ernest Hans 1905-|
Oversize: family tree on Hans Freund's mother's side
Keywords: Heidegger, Martin 1889-1976; Sachsenhausen (Concentration camp); Philosophers; Ontology; Amateur theater; Kristallnacht, 1938
|BeyondthePale02022014 - Adam J Sacks|
AdamJSacksHost, RIP Pete Seeger and Shulamit Aloni; Jonathan Kirsch with "The Short Strange Life of Herschl Grynszpan" and The New York Jewish Film Festival"
Keywords: Beyond the Pale; WBAI; Pete Seeger: Shulamit Aloni; Jonathan Kirsch; Kristallnacht; Herschl Grynszpan; New York Jewish Film Festival; Wilhelm Reich; Jean-Marie Lustiger; Friends From France; Dan Shadur; Before the Revolution; Eytan Fox Cupcakes
|Karl Adler Collection 1787-1975 - Adler, Karl 1890-1973|
Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution
Keywords: Adler, Karl 1890-1973; Buber, Martin 1878-1965; Hitler, Adolf 1889-1945; Jüdischer Kulturbund; Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland, Berlin (1933-1943); Music; Jewish leadership; Jews; Jewish way of life; Restitution; Artists; Poetry; Decrees; Kristallnacht, 1938; Medals; Rabbis; Synagogues
|Ingrid 17oct2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Rachel)|
Ingrid, an 81-year-old woman from Germany, started with her childhood in the 1930s, in a town called Eschwege. An only child, she grew up in a somewhat secular Jewish home, surrounded by more religious extended family. Ingrid always wanted to go to New York. She talked a bit about Kristallnacht in her town; her home was not destroyed but some of her friends' homes/businesses were. Ingrid was on a Kindertransport train to Sweden...
Keywords: Advice; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Religion and ritual; World War Two; Holocaust; Western Europe; United States; Travel; Other Jewish languages; Jewish holidays; Family traditions; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Germany; Eschwege; Kristallnacht; Kindertransport; Sweden; New York City; German; English; ghetto; Auschwitz; 1944; letters; stockings; gold; correspondance; Worchester; Massachusetts; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project
|Visit to Aschaffenburg for the 70th anniversary of Pogromnacht, November 2008 - Werner S. Hirsch|
Produced by Werner S. HIrsch: Comments welcomed: email@example.com ---The city of Aschaffenburg invited its former Jewish citizens to return for the 70th anniversary of Pogromnacht, November 9, 2008. This video describes our visit and activities during our one week stay. We also visited Miltenberg where Germany's oldest synagogue stands, and the Jewish Museum in Frankfurt.
Keywords: Crystal Night; Kristallnacht; Night of Broken Glass; Bayern; Bavaria; Frankfort; Goldbach; synagogue; Synagoge; mikve; mikva; mikvah; NAZI; concentration camp; Schloss Johanisberg; Johanisburg; johannisberg; johannisburg; Martinus Haus; Klaus Herzog; Josef Pechtl; Oded Zingher; Peter KÃ¶rner; Peter Koerner; Davidsburg; Joachim Bieber; Erbig; Schweinheim; cemetery; Judenfriedhof; Judengasse; Ghetto; Holocaust; Theresienstadt; Terezin; Auschwitz; Oswencim; Oswiencim; OÅwiÄcim; Stolpersteine; Gunther Demnig; Maria Ward
|Aish Kodesh, November 29, 2012, Parsha Vayishlach - Rabbi Henoch Dov Hoffman, Tsivya|
November 29, 2012, Aish Kodesh Vayishlach Torah is our only refuge. The Aish Kodesh was by my side the whole time because he was able to use his suffering to comfort the people in the Warsaw Ghetto. He was not losing his marbles. Every day he was better and deeper. You would think people would be disintegrated after three years but he was saner and saner. How does he do it? He was truly our companion...
Keywords: Twins; guilt; joy; simcha; increasing love; Sadeh; cultivated fields; speech; thought; emotions; action; trees; Ahuva Nava; Rivka Chaya; Chanukah; light; dark; meâiri; Anne Frank; Margot Keinon; kinder transport; in-reach; outreach; discipline; gevurah; chessed; love; chaos; Gerar; Town of Dragging; four wells; rape; boundaries; structure; differentiation; German; balance; truth; Jainism; intellect; soul; G*d; good guys; emotions; bodily needs; the Devil; bad guys; Moisheleh Good Shabbos; wrestling; Shlomo Carlebach; Teferet; Shabbos and death; goals; Kristallnacht; anticipation; tithe
|Eva Brown 31January2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)|
Eva Brown was interviewed on January 31, 2012 by Sandra Rubin at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Holocaust; World War Two; Western Europe; United States; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Education; Career and Professional Life; Music; Summer camp; Jewish Identity; Immigration; Migration; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Other languages; Jewish education; Synagogue; shul; temple; Eva Metzger-Brown; Eva Brown; Child Survivor; Psychology; Psychologist; Trauma; Germany; France; Kristallnacht; Casablanca; New York City; Manhattan; Queens; Amherst MA; Jewish Community of Amherst; 1930s; 1940s; German; French; Hadassah; Bat Mitzvah; Divorce; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
|Sruli Dresdner 25August2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)|
Sruli Dresdner is a scholar of Klezmer and Hasidic music. He and his wife, Lisa Mayer, have been teaching young people about Jewish music for the last 15 years through classroom visits, summer camps, and Klezmer music festivals. They are based in the New York area. To learn more, visit the Clubhouse. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Sruli Dresdner Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whi...
Keywords: Holocaust; Roots/heritage; Music; Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Career and Professional Life; Religion and ritual; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Jewish community (descriptions of place and social dynamics in a particular time); Chasidic; Belgium; Romania; Galicia; Eleanor Roosevelt; Kristallnacht; Cuba; wedding cake; Satmar; hoysbokher; nigunim; Queens; 1961; Satmar; Belgium; Chasidism; Galicia; Cuba; Sanok stetl; hoysbokher; nigunim; Kew Gardens Queens; Klezmer; Klezkanada; klezkamp; Paul Pincus; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
|Arthur Prinz Collection 1908-1980 - Prinz, Arthur, 1898-1981|
This collection details the life and work of the economist and professor Arthur Prinz. Much of his research and writing focused on the works of Marx as well as the relationship between German Jews and the economy. In addition to these topics, Prinz, who worked with the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden in the 1930s, also wrote extensively on the subjects of emigration and immigration, especially of German Jewry
Keywords: Baeck, Leo 1873-1956; Einstein, Albert 1879-1955; Asociación Filantrópica Israelita; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain; Council of Jews from Germany; Germania Judaica (Cologne, Germany); Hilfsverein Deutscher Frauen; Hitahadut ole Germanyah ve-ole Ostriyah (Palestine); Israelitische Kultusgemeinde München; Jewish Agency for Palestine; Jewish National Fund; National Co-ordinating Committee for Aid to Refugees and Emigrants Coming from Germany; Philo Verlag; Westfälischer Provinzialverein für Wissenschaft und Kunst; Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland, Berlin (1933-1943); Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration; William Volker Fund; Zionistische Vereinigung für Deutschland; Jewish culture and contexts; Education, Higher; Jewish leadership; Jews; Kristallnacht, 1938; Socialism; Public welfare; Zionism; Refugee; Business; Economic